Cancer stories, books, poems, and more

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The Booksie Classic House

Cancer survivors are often plagued with a fear of a recurrence of the disease Read More
That moment when you find out you are cancer free after months of suffering through chemo treatments. Read More
A hooker copes with loss of life around her. Read More
From the age of eight, I had had sex with men who didn’t ask my name, until I met Jerrod. Not only did he ask my name on our first trick but last night, seven years and two kids later, he asked me to marry him. ‘If I say yes,… Read More

Writing Contest / Poetry

January 25, 2021

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The Booksie Classic House

Observance of my then Fiancé as she battled Cancer. A battle that she ultimately lost. Read More
Okay, don’t get your panties in a bunch. I’m NOT dying... any more so than anyone else. Doc says I probably have 5-7 years before the cancer comes back...statistically speaking. Read More

Poem / Romance

November 23, 2020

Reads: 43

Comments: 1

The Dysfunctional Poetry House

Boredom wearing me down as much as the side effects of radiation and hormone therapy. Read More

Tags: cancer

Book / Fantasy

September 11, 2020

Reads: 316

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

kiesha coleman struggles to go through school with cancer, luckily shes has her best friend madison sawyer to help her along her way. Read More

Book / Other

August 27, 2020

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Comments: 84

Shelves: 6

The Booksie Classic House

Ryan Wheldon is just ten years old, but it doesn’t mean he is no stranger to tragedy. He lost his first friend at four years old and experienced the heart-wrenching loss of his father three years ago. Things seem to be clearing up now, however, and his life is centered… Read More
Three volumes of poetry in one bound paperback! “Beautifully presented by a beautiful lady. Freya has had a tough journey and great sadness in her life, her writing is sensitive and insightful. Thank you Freya.” M Callow This is a poetical biography in three parts. Insides deals with Freya's struggles… Read More
Lift the veil on Freya's creativity in this fantastical volume of poetry. Discover Freya's sources of inspiration from childhood. Find out what makes her tick as a writer. See what kinds of poetry she enjoys writing. And get to understand her more than anyone who knows her but doesn't read… Read More
One woman's journey through cancer, chemotherapy and beyond. “Freya here expresses the full scope (of cancer), in her own way, of the rigors of the experience, and, I think, puts it in a form that fully describes its horrors as well as hope.” Troy This is a poetic account of… Read More
In Gomes, terminally ill detective Fox Gomes pieced together a vicious murder at a comic book shop. Now, take a step back in time as he investigates reports of an infant stolen from its crib and replaced by a 'changeling', a sickly baby stricken with a terrible disease. A superstitious… Read More

Book / Fantasy

July 03, 2020

Reads: 164

Shelves: 1

The Fantasy Realm House

The Zodiacs Life above the sky Read More

Poem / Poetry

June 11, 2020

Reads: 181

Comments: 2

The Dysfunctional Poetry House

I’m off work today, King Kamehameha Day in Hawaii, waiting to be admitted to the hospital tomorrow for a short stay. No dairy. No caffeine. No aspirin. No alcohol...at least I’ve got Booksie. Read More

Tags: pain, ache, cancer

The reaction from friends and family can sometimes be worse than the diagnosis. Read More

Tags: cancer, breast, trauma

The day my world changed in that brief moment, and how would I deal with what I discovered. Read More

Tags: cancer, breast

Trela would do anything to save her daughter and give her a better life above the under city... even murder an innocent man. Read More

Featured Review by B Douglas Slack

"Wow! What a chilling scenario, Guenevere. Images of Blade Runner flashed through my mind as I read it. The reader didn't know is was a game for ..." Read More

Poem / Non-Fiction

April 01, 2020

Reads: 185

Comments: 2

The Booksie Classic House

I felt it in me , This alien thing , Growing day by day , Hurting when I breathed , Read More

Tags: illness, cancer

After talking about cancer treatment, there are concerns. Read More

Poem / Poetry

February 02, 2020

Reads: 158

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Have we found a way to measure how much one's community cares? Read More

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Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A personal story very dear to me. Read More
A dying man's conversation with the Angel of Mercy. Read More
Learning to deal with what you have, at the time you have it. Not to lose hope, faith and your true self, even in the mist of an illness. Read More
This book chronicles my life's true experiences during my journey with not only one cancer diagnose, but two. With the words, phrases of each statement and poems, I wish to make a positive impact on someone who's ill or otherwise, where they can proceed life in a whole new way. Read More

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Comments: 9

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

I would appreciate it anyone who does read this because this poem means a lot to me and my family. Someone in my family a 19 month old little girl has been diagnosed with Rhabdomyosarcoma, a rare type of Cancer and is currently in hospital fighting for her life. I… Read More

Tags: love, family, pain, cancer

Featured Review by hullabaloo22

"An excellent write, anniebirnie, and best of luck to Holly. She sounds like a real fighter." Read More

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